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North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (South)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0787 / 53°4'43"N

Longitude: -2.2396 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 384047

OS Northings: 353528

OS Grid: SJ840535

Mapcode National: GBR 138.YCH

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.KWR4

Entry Name: North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (South)

Listing Date: 22 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273333

Location: Kidsgrove, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST7

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Kidsgrove

Built-Up Area: Kidsgrove

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: KidsgroveSt Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 SW (west side)

5/49 North portal of
Harecastle Railway
Tunnel (south)


Rail tunnel portal. 1848 for the North Staffordshire Railway. Engineer-
ing brick (English Bond). Semi-elliptical arch with rusticated surround
of hammer dressed ashler, framed by wide pilaster buttresses and a low
brick parapet. B.o.E. p. 163; Rex Christiansen, A Regional History of
the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 7 The West Midlands.

Listing NGR: SJ8404753528

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